Perfect to use up your store cupboard ingredients, malt bread will see you through from morning to afternoon.
If you’ve yet to do the weekly shop and are looking for a great recipe that can be made with just store cupboard ingredients, then this is the one for you. This slightly sweet bread is perfect with slathering of butter and a cup of tea in the morning, or with coffee in the afternoon.
Malt bread is made using golden syrup and has a subtle malty flavour, a taste that’s commonly associated with some of our much-loved treats like Maltesers.
This recipe for malt bread is quick and easy to make and is great served with either sweet or savoury toppings. You could also add a range of your favourite dried fruit, such as raisins to give it an extra gooey and fruity taste.
- 480g plain flour
- Pinch of salt
- 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 1tspn baking powder
- 4tbsp malt drink powder
- 275ml milk
- 2tbsp golden syrup
Preheat oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3.
Grease a 2lb loaf tin.
Sift all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
Add the milk and Golden Syrup and mix until just combined.
Roll into the loaf tin and bake for 1 hour 15 mins.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 mins, before transferring to a wire rack to cool fully.
Top tip for making Malt bread
This bread is great served warm with chocolate spread